A Cross Curricular Lesson: Who will feed the World?
Wednesday 09/20/2017 
5:00 pm ET

FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 4-10

The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.

STEAM Educators will explore Problem Based Learning using the NASA Mission Geography resource.  Mission Geography includes 40 Problems in 11 Modules leveled by grade.  Teacher guides and lessons plans are provided. Investigation 3 focuses on meeting the food needs of an increasing global population. Working in groups students investigate population growth and agricultural production in major world regions and consider how developments in technology and monitoring systems will address these concerns in the future. The investigation concludes with an investment challenge in Mozambique. 

Susan Kohler is the current Education Professional Development Specialist at Glenn Research Center and serves the states of Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Minnesota. She has more than 25 years of progressively responsible K-12 educational leadership experience. She has served as Asst. Principal, Principal, Curriculum Director, Math/Science Consultant and Asst. Superintendent. Susan taught science for 13 years at the high school level. Her expertise in STEM and professional development is combined with her knowledge of new technology trends and innovative instructional strategies. Susan holds a Master’s in Education Administration from Bowling Green State College as well as a Bachelors degree of Science in Biological Sciences with the emphasis on Neurophysiology from Ramapo College in New Jersey.